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British Cyclopedia. Three volume set. Of Literature, History, Geography, Law, and Politics

By: Charles F. Partington

Price: $415.00

Publisher: 1836


1836 - Half green morocco, 6 raised bands, red morocco labels. Many maps, most of which are folding. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Gospel of the Goat. Thirty Lithographs. Limited, signed.

By: Alexander King, C.J. Bulliet.

Price: $1,080.00

Publisher: Chicago, Pascal Covici, 1928

Edition: First Limited Edition


No. 52 of 100 copies; 30 full-page 11 x 14.7 inch lithographs with titled tissue-guards; introduction by C.J. Bulliet.; interesting bookplate of William Hawes Smith to front pastedown; recent sturdy half morocco. Nativity plate exuberantly pencil-signed by King.; Folio; Signed by Artist View more info

Il Decamerone di Messer Giovanni Boccaccio [in ten parts] 10 Volumes

By: Giovanni Boccacio

Price: $440.00

Publisher: Florence, Fratelli Alinari, 1909-1915

Edition: First Edition Thus


Loss to paper covers of fascicules 1 & 7; modest chipping to heads of 2 spines ; 8 Volumes in fascicule; 100 fine sur blanc plates.; 4to; 670 pages; c 1.3 View more info

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Les Confessions. Nouvelle édition illustrée de Quatre-vingt-seize compositions par Maurice Leloir, gravées à l'eau-forte par les premiers artistes. Nouvelle Edition Illustree

By: Jean Jacques Rousseau with Preface by Jules Claretie.

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Artistique Launette, 1889

Edition: de luxe


Nicely bound in grained green three quarter morocco; five raised bands. Fore edge corners bumped. ; 4to (235x322 mm); Please note this set will require additional postage. View more info

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Loving Mad Tom Bedlamite Verses of the XVI and XVII Centuries

By: Lindsay, Jack and Norman Lindsay.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Fanfrolico Press, 1927

Edition: Limited Edition


Number 289 of only 375; deckled edges; top edge gilt, Book end shadow to rear board.; 4to 29 cm View more info

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By: Edward Fitzgerald with Anne Harriet Fish

Price: $850.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Company, 1922

Edition: First Edition


see image; First U.S. printing of this edition. Beautiful large-format edition with frontispiece and interior illustrations and decorations by Anne Harriett Fish. One stanza per page, with storiated initial in left margin text indented. ; quarto View more info

The Dance of Death, from the Original Designs of Hans Holbein, Illustrated with Fifty-two Woodcuts, Engraved by Thomas and John Bewick.

By: Hans Holbein, Thomas & John Bewick

Price: $1,450.00

Publisher: Newcastle, For William Charnley, 1789


Although the illustrations are solely by John Bewick, the publishers unilaterally chose to include his more famous brother in the title with the hopes of increasing sales. Chips to head and tail of the spine; foxing. ; Octavo; i-xxviii, 1-51, pages View more info

The Grave

By: Blair, Robert; William Blake

Price: $800.00

Publisher: London, T. Bensley for R. Ackermann, 1813

Edition: Third Edition


Worming through foot of gutter not affecting text block; wear to fore-edge; corners bumped; foxing throughout, especially heavy to " "Death of the Strong Wicked Man." See image and do not hesitate to request scans. ; Uncut text pages measuring 11 x 13 11/16 in. Though dated 1813 on the title page this (like many "1813" editions) is the 1870 John Cameron Hutton edition with the double-swell title page line (see image). Foxing throughout. ; Folio View more info

The Harlot's House. With Five Illustrations by Althea Gyles.

By: Oscar Wilde

Price: $240.00

Publisher: London, Mathurin Press, 1904

Edition: Plate Paper Edition


Lacks backstrip & ties, otherwise very good copy with clean plates. ; Number 58 of an unspecified limited edition. Lacking spine cloth & ties. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; Additional images and further information provided upon request. View more info